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The Women in His Life

Donald Macleod looks at Saint-Saëns' relationships with and attitudes towards women, including his adored mother and great-aunt, the twin pillars of support during his childhood; his lasting friendships, and shortlived marriage.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Guitares et mandolines for voice and piano

    Performer: Francois LE ROUX(Baritone) Performer: Graham JOHNSON(Piano)

    • HYPERION.
    • cda-66856.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Quintet in A minor Op.14 for piano and strings

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67431/2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Sonata no. 1 in C minor Op.32 for cello and piano

    Performer: Steven ISSERLIS(Cello) Performer: Pascal DEVOYON(Piano)

    • RCA VICTOR.
    • 09026-61678.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Requiem Op.54 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Diego FASOLIS Performer: Francesco CERO(Organ) Performer: Swiss Radio Chorus Performer: Italian Swiss Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • chan-10214.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Samson et Dalila - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Myung-Whun CHUNG Performer: Waltraud MEIER(Mezzo-soprano) Performer: Samuel RAMEY(Bass) Performer: Bastille Opera Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 7-54470 2.

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